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Receive Critical Emergency Alerts!


The Larimer Emergency Telephone Authority, or commonly known as LETA 9-1-1, is the organization that governs 9-1-1 inside Larimer County. This organization provides a multitude of services to the County, but residents of Fort Collins should know about their Emergency Alerts and Text to 9-1-1 programs. 

Emergency Alerts

Commonly known as Reverse 9-1-1, all of Larimer County's public safety organizations utilize LETA 9-1-1's Emergency Alert system. Critical and life saving information is passed on to the public through this service, and done so in a quick and efficient manner. LETA provides the following alerts to those who sign up!

  • Missing endangered child, also known as an Amber Alert
  • Missing endangered adult
  • Flooding
  • Wildfire
  • Police Activity that would require you to evacuate or take shelter
  • Natural Gas Leaks
  • Severe Threatening Weather
    • Tornado
    • Large Hail
    • Severe Thunderstorms with High Winds

If we can't reach you, we can't notify you!

Sign up with LETA for Emergency Alerts Here!

Why Sign Up?

Signing up for LETA's Emergency Alerts makes sure that you receive critical and urgent information regarding your public safety. This service will automatically alert all landline phones in the affected areas, but don't limit your notification to a landline phone! 

When you sign up you can register to receive alerts on your cell phone (voice and text), work phone, and e-mail. You can also register telephones at different locations that you feel are important. Those locations might be the homes of elderly family members, childcare centers, or schools. 

LETA promises that your information will only be used for emergency purposes. None of the information you provide will be sold or provided to other vendors or organizations.